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October 17, 2018

Shorties (Kiese Laymon on His New Book, Nico Muhly on Composing Music, and more)


Kiese Laymon discussed his new book Heavy with BuzzFeed.

Composer Nico Muhly described his music writing process at the London Review of Books.

October's best eBook deals.

eBook on sale for $2.99 today:

White Oleander by Janet Fitch

Florence + the Machine played a Tiny Desk Concert.

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed author Kris Saknussem.

Turning the Tables profiled soul legend Sharon Jones.

Kathleen Hanna has launched a t-shirt line, Tees4Togo, which will benefit girls going to school in Togo.

Stream a new song by SOAK.

Fiction Writers Review interviewed author Donald Quist.

Ms. Magazine interviewed Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova.

The Chicago Review of Books interviewed author Nicole Chung.

Stream a new Oh Pep! song.

John Wray talked about his new novel Godsend with The Spine.

Paste listed the best album title tracks of all time.

Esi Edugyan talked to Morning Edition about his novel Washington Black.

Stream a new Thom Yorke song.

Anna Burns' novel Milkman has been awarded the 2018 Man Booker prize.

Stream a new J Mascis song.

New England Public Radio interviewed author Kelly Link.

Stream a new song by How To Dress Well.

Signature recommended poetry collections that celebrate the voices of black poets.

Stream a new Julia Holter song.

Book Riot recommended Clarice Lispector books.

CHVRCHES covered the Blue Nile's "The Downtown Lights."

Literary Hub features an excerpt from one pf my favorite novels of the year. Jeff Jackson's Destroy All Monsters.

Entropy interviewed Jackson about the book.

Ty Segall covered the Dils' "Class War."

Literary Hub listed books that defined the 1920s.

Stream a new Esperanza Spalding song.

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previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists

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